The Legend of Freddie - From the Bulletin of The Hot Club of France
Dominique Périchon, translated from French by Paige Goettel
The Dean of Rhythm Guitarists: Freddie
by Alexander Schmitz
Swingmobil - Jazz Music For Children
written and presented by Gudrun Endress. Broadcast Sunday, March 8, 1987
Freddie Green - Mr. Rhythm Remembered
Jim Ferguson from Guitar Player Magazine, August 1987
Paul Meyers: Down For Double with
Jon Hendricks and Annie Ross
Excerpts from a May 2002 online interview with guitarist Paul Meyers. Insightful
comments about the playing technique and chord voicings of Freddie Green.
10 Most Underrated Guitarists
in the History of Jazz
This article appeared in the July 2002 edition of JazzTimes magazine.
Condon Plus Green Equals Rhythm
An August, 1970 Jazz Journal
article by Bill Esposito. This article is about Eddie Condon and Freddie
Green. The excerpt
is the Freddie Green portion.
Freddie Green and Eddie
This article is an obituary for Eddie Durham and Freddie Green from the
April, 1987 issue of Jazz Journal. The excerpt is the Freddie Green portion.
A Jazz Guitar Pedigree
This article, from the May, 1970 issue of Jazz Journal covers many jazz
guitarists. This excerpt is the Freddie Green portion.
Now That The Count Is Gone,
More Than Ever The Basie Legacy Resides In The Wrist Of Freddie Green
March 4, 1985 article that appeared in People Magazine
Freddie Green * Mr. Rhythm
April / May 1988 article that appeared in Coda Magazine
Tommy Kay on Big Band Rhythm
A 1955 Metronome magazine article by Tommy Kay, former guitarist with
Bennie Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, and others.
Barney Kessel: Jazz Guitar
Front & Center
Legendary guitarist Barney Kessel reflects on the state of rhthym guitar
in this 1958 Metronome magazine article.
Article for the University of South Carolina Archives Newsletter,
Site editor Michael Pettersen wrote this piece for USC, where some of Freddie
Green's personal papers are archived. This article also discusses the origins
of this web site.
The Secret of Freddie Green
Translation of a beautiful French poem about Freddie Green.
Celebrating Count Basie On His Centennial: The Sound Of
Excerpt from a September 2004 DownBeat article by John Janowiak.
Freddie Greene and Those Rhythm Waves
A 1958 Melody Maker article after Freddie Green was chosen as best
guitarist in a poll of British critics.
Liner Notes from French Reissue of
the "Mr. Rhythm" Recording
Nat Shapiro writes about Freddie Green in 1956 for the release of the "Mr.
An email from Freddie's son, Al Green, about www.freddiegreen.org
"5 for Freddie": Bucky Pizzarelli’s Tribute to Freddie Green
CD Liner Notes by Michael Pettersen
Selected liner notes by Loren Schoenberg describing the importance of bassist Walter Page's contributions to the Count Basie Orchestra and the Kansas City Sound.
Freddie Green's Influence on the Music of Shetland, Scotland
Dave Jackson explains how the influence of Freddie Green's rhythm guitar style can be found in the most unexpected musical circles.
Liner Notes: Classic Columbia, Okeh, and Vocalion: Lester Young with Count Basie, 1936 to 1940